I will be absent from the blogosphere for the next three days. (Try to refrain from sobbing for too long.) A friend and I go to Conception Abbey every year for a writing retreat. It's run by Benedictine monks and is located in northern Missouri.
Three days without television or internet. Three days without distractions. Three days of quiet.
I am working on a longish piece and will be sharing it with a critique group at the retreat. Although it's not finished, this will be the first chance for someone to say, "It's a steaming pile of poop." (If they do think it's crappy, I hope they see something redeeming in it so I can salvage something.)
What is your favorite place to write/think/de-stress?
And please, check my guest post out on The Muffin. After reading it, you might revel in your rejection...